Wood has been used in kitchens for centuries. During the 20th Century we saw the growth of products made from different materials, metals, plastics, composite. But we are now seeing a shift back to the use of natural woods and there are good reasons for this shift.
Wood utensils do not scratch your cookware. Especially with non-stick pots and pans, wood is much gentler than metal or plastic. They will leave your pots and pans undamaged.